Tell your #SanctuaryHomes story

 Write us a quick note telling us about your #SanctuaryHome: 

  • Why are you joining this campaign?
  • Who are you fighting for? What matters to you?
  • What are you doing right now in your community?

We want to share our stories on this website, social media, and beyond. 

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Note: We may contact you about your story! And you can reach us any time at sanctuary [at] domesticemployers [dot] org. We'll never use your last name without your permission. Feel free to change names in your story in consideration of others' privacy.

From #SanctuaryHomes around the nation:

As an educator, employer, and disabled woman, I need to be able to count on the support of my community — and helping to create that support is the best contribution I can make. As the sayng goes, let it begin with me.
— Rachel, Pennsylvania
I know that immigrants and refugees make my life better.
— Mary, Michigan
I want to support the amazing two people and their families that also support us in our daily lives. Everyone has the right to be safe and live in a safe community.
— D.D., San Francisco
I value the Hispanic community where I live, and I’m horrified by the ICE raids and deportations I’m reading about in the news. I hope to put my money where my mouth is,and to be as brave as the people who protected the Jews in WWII.
— Deborah, Colorado
I commit to standing united with all human beings and sharing goodness with all living beings.
— Kelli, Los Angeles
I have been a nanny employer and plan to be a caregiver employer again in the near future. The caregivers I know are providing support to my family as they also support each other, and I want our family to provide that same support.
— Rachel, Massachusetts
Many of our friends and extended family are being targeted. There are teens in our home regularly who are scared and while we are part of the Queer community being targeted, we are not being targeted for deportation and must show up in bold ways ...
— Christy, California
I’m signing because I want to be part of resisting the scapegoating of immigrants - I want to be part of making my home, my community, and my country a place that welcomes and cares for all people.
— Krista, Washington
I’m an immigrant. An American. A Muslim. A woman. A disabled person ... queer ... black ... Jewish ... and a resister of all that’s unjust!
— Darnell, New York